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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] mmc_spi: use EILSEQ for possible transmission errors
    On Wed, Jun 10, 2009 at 09:29:49AM +0200, Wolfgang Mües wrote:
    > From: Wolfgang Muees <>
    > o This patch changes the reported error code for the responses
    >   to a command from EINVAL to EFAULT/ENOSYS, as EINVAL is reserved
    >   for non-recoverable host errors, and the responses from
    >   the SD/MMC card may be because of recoverable transmission
    >   errors in the command or in the response. Response codes
    >   in SPI mode are NOT protected by a checksum, so don't trust them.
    > This is a revised, minimal-invasive patch version. As Pierre Ossman
    > pointed out, EINVAL should only be used for non-recoverable errors
    > (and is used so in the whole rest of the mmc framework).
    > I have checked every instance of EINVAL in the mmc framework - no
    > changes were needed here.
    > This patch is neccessary for doing a sensible retry managment in the
    > mmmc block layer (patch will follow).
    > Signed-off-by: Wolfgang Muees <>

    Nice patch Wolfgang and well done for sticking this out ;-)

    Acked-by: Matt Fleming <>
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